The Amber Amulet

Craig Silvey & Sonia Martinez

Meet twelve-year-old Liam McKenzie, who patrols his suburban neighbourhood as the masked avenger—a superhero with powers so potent not even he can...

 



Chinese Lessons

John Pomfret

As one of the first American students admitted to China after the communist revolution, John Pomfret was exposed to a country still emerging from...



The Clean Industrial Revolution

Ben McNeil

The world is in the midst of a seismic shift in the way we generate energy and grow economic prosperity. Since the first industrial revolution we've...



Distraction

Damon Young

Most of us struggle with distraction every day: the familiar feeling that our attention is not quite where it should be". But what is distraction?...



The Family Law

Benjamin Law

Hilarious and moving, The Family Law is a linked series of tales from a born humorist – and a literary star in the making...


Ghost Money by Andrew Nette crime fiction

Ghost Money

Andrew Nette

Down on his luck and bank balance, Vietnamese Australian ex-cop Max Quinlan is on his third missing person's case and already way out of his depth....



In Turkey I am Beautiful

Brendan Shanahan

When Brendan Shanahan returned to Turkey after two years to catch up with old friends he found that much had changed...



Leave Me Alone

Murong Xuecun

Leave Me Alone: A Novel of Chengdu is a bitter take on love and life in modern China. It's the story of three young men, Chen Zhong, Li Liang and Big Head Wang, and their...



Ludo

Boyd Anderson

For most people, 1961 was just something you had to pass through to get to where you wanted to go. And for fifteen-year-old Bobby it was no different...



Memento

Michael MacQueen

If you were to die today, would you be like 96% of people who leave earth never having told their story? If so, Memento is for someone like you...



Mr Snack and the Lady Water

Brendan Shanahan

Mr Snack and the Lady Water is the title story of a compilation of hilarious travel essays by writer and journalist Brendan Shanahan...



Rock Soldier

Liu Jian

A universal tale of teenage rebellion, Rock Soldier follows two schoolboy renegades who are expelled and end up in the army...



Sam, Grace and the Shipwreck

Sonia Martinez

Sixteen-year-old Grace Bussell was hailed a hero for her part in rescuing the passengers and crew of the Georgette from sure drowning...



Pedder Dreaming: Olegas Truchanas and a lost Tasmanian Wilderness

Natasha Cica

In 1972 Lake Pedder in Tasmania's untamed south-west was flooded to build a dam. Wilderness photographer Olegas Truchanas, who had spent years campaigning...



The 13th Tablet

Alex Mitchell

Iraq, 2004. Lawlessness is spreading throughout the country and looters have plundered the museums and historical sites. Mina Osman, ...



Vote For Me

John Barron

In Vote For Me!, Australian journalist John Barron provides the insight only an outsider can give, with a fascinating, funny and at times frightening look at the way America...



Lost & Found

Brooke Davis

Millie Bird, seven years old, also known as Captain Funeral. She always wears red gumboots to match her red, curly hair. Her mother, not coping well with her husband’s death a few months ago, leaves Millie in a local department store and never returns...
The Burial by Courtney Collins


The Burial

Courtney Collins

A breathtakingly brilliant debut novel in the tradition of Cormac McCarthy - inspired by Australia's last bushranger, young woman Jessie Hickman...



Chasing Bohemia

Carmen Michael

Carmen Michael was a jaded young travel industry executive when she ditched her job and moved to the Rio de Janeiro looking for complete immersion in the seedy and...



China Cuckoo

Mark Kitto

China Cuckoo: How I lost a fortune and found a life in China is the true story of a witty and eccentric Sinophile Englishman and his Chinese tree-change. It's set in...



Dancing Through Red Dust

Murong Xuecun

Knowing he has money, his girlfriend Xiao Li and her ex-boyfriend blackmail him. While defending himself, Wei Da accidentally kills ...



Errol Fidel and the Cuban Rebel Girls

Boyd Anderson

Based on true events, Errol, Fidel and the Cuban Rebel Girls recreates one of the 20th century's great unknown stories. Cuba, 1959: In ...



The Girl From Baghdad

Michelle Nouri

An opulent and violent Iraq. The dream of a better life in a foreign land. The true story of a woman torn between two worlds. Michelle's mother is from Prague...



Grow Your Own Medicine

Mim Beim

The medicinal powers of herbs, vegetables and fruits have been revered for thousands of years. This practical guide shows you how to grow...



Jasper Jones

Craig Silvey

Late on a hot summer night in the tail end of 1965, Charlie Bucktin, a precocious and bookish boy of thirteen, is startled by an urgent knock on the window of...



Making Babies

Theresa Miller

Around the world, 15% of people who want to have a baby are unable to do so, and their struggles with infertility often lead them to try IVF. But...



The Missing Ingredient

Murong Xuecun

In November 2010 Murong won the People's Literature Prize for his acclaimed new book The Missing Ingredient, an account of how he...



Off the Rails

Tim Cope

The true story of two twenty-year old Australians who travelled for fourteen months on recumbent bicycles from Russia, across Siberia and Mongolia...



Rhubarb

Craig Silvey

Meet Eleanor Rigby: tiny, blind and left behind. Led by her zealous, overprotective guide dog, Warren, she courses constantly through the places...



Shanghai Girls

Mina Hanbury-Tenison

If you're a modern woman looking for a rich husband to keep you in style, Shanghai Girls Uncensored & Unsentimental: How to Marry Up and Stay There is the book you've been ...



Socialism is Great

Lijia Zhang

As a teenager, Lijia Zhang worked in a factory producing missiles designed to reach North America, queuing every month to give evidence to the "period police" that she wasn't pregnant...



The Thirty Years that Transformed China 1980-2010

Caroline Puel

In just thirty years the face of China has radically changed. The battered communist giant that was healing its wounds at the death of Mao in 1976 has risen to become...



The World According to Warren

Craig Silvey & Sonia Martinez

Warren is a guide dog with an inflated ego. He has always known that he was destined for great things...

 

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